Clinical Activity

Over the past ten years, since commencing my career in Cardiothoracic Surgery, I have gained extensive and broad experience in all aspects of the speciality. I have updated my personal practices and knowledge by reflective practice and self-directed learning, as well as attending internal and external seminars, courses and meetings.

  

Thoracic Surgery

 

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Lung cancer surgery
  • Emphysema surgery
  • Malignant pleural effusions
  • Mesothelioma surgery
  • Chest wall tumours surgery
  • Oesophageal surgery
  • VATS (Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery)
  • RATS (Robotic Assisted Thoracic Surgery)
  • Infusion ports
  • Hyperthermic perfusion (HITHOC)
  • Multidiscipline therapies

 

 

Cardiac Surgery

 

  • Coronary arteries surgery
  • Valve surgery
  • Thoracic aortic surgery
  • Minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation technologies

 

 Medical Information System Technology & Projects

 

  • Galen Medicines Compedium - Rx (www.galinos.gr)                                                                                
  • Asclepius Clinic Management - Health Information System (HIS)
  • galinos.office - EMR (Electronic Medical Records) (www.galinos.office.gr)
  • Web Dictionary of Medical Terminology (Greek↔English)
  • Innopolis Knowledge Exchange

 

 Generic Skills

  

            Experience in communicating information in an effective, clear and supportive manner to patients and their families, relatives and carers, other members of the healthcare team and to non-medical staff. I am comfortable in communicating prognosis, risks and therapeutic options in an empathic and inclusive manner, including breaking bad news.

  

 

Current Employment            

 

09/2016  - today

Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece (13 months)

Private Practice 

 

2003  – today

Scientific Director in Ergobyte Information Technology S.A. of Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

                        

Previous Employment

  

05/2016  - 08/2016

Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery at AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece (4 months) 

Clinical Director: Prof. K. Anastasiadis

 

12/2015  - 05/2016

Senior Specialist Registrar (SpR) in Cardiothoracic Surgery at AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece (5 months)

Educational Supervisor: Prof. K. Anastasiadis

 

09/2012  - 12/2015 

Clinical Fellow in Thoracic Department at St. James' Institute of Oncology, University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust, NHS, UK (3 months)

Educational Supervisor: Mr K. Papagiannopoulos

  

04/2012  - 09/2015

Senior Specialist Registrar (SpR) in Cardiothoracic Surgery at AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece (39 months)

Educational Supervisor: Prof. K. Anastasiadis

 

04/2010 – 04/2012

Senior Specialist Registrar (SpR) in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Theagenio General Cancer Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece (25 months)

Educational Supervisor: Dr  C. Tsilikas

 

11/2008 – 03/2010

Specialist Registrar (SpR) in General Surgery at Theagenio General Cancer Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece (16 months)

Educational Supervisor: Dr  G. Chrysafis

  

02/2007 – 11/2008

Scientific associate in the  Department of Pulmonary – Oncology at Theagenio General Cancer Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece (21 months).

Educational Supervisor: Dr  J. Angel

You can visit doctor

In the morning the Thoracic Surgeon, Athanasios Kleontas MD, MSc is at the Interbalkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki, while in the evening he is at his private office (73, Ermou St).

2310 - 400000
Office 11, 2nd floor. Dec 1742

Patient Visitation Hours

Doctor is available (by mobile) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You meet him only by appointment at his private office:

Monday to Friday :  18.00  -  21.00